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Iliotibial Band Syndrome, or “Runner’s Knee”: How to Recognize and Treat the Pain

2017-07-26T13:18:47+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Blog|

Iliotibial Band Syndrome, or ITBS, is pain mostly on the lateral side of the knee, which tends to bother athletes in endurance sports such as distance (cross-country) running, cycling, hiking and military service. It’s often confused with “the other runner’s knee”: Patellofemoral Syndrome (PFS), which causes pain dominating the front of the knee or kneecap. [...]

Hand Pain: Common Causes and Ways to Find Relief

2017-06-27T17:08:10+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Blog|

Usually, when some part of our body hurts, we'll try to "baby" it by using it less and resting it more. But there are few parts of the body that get more daily use than the hands. That's why hand pain, regardless of its cause, can be so debilitating. The first step in finding real [...]

Is Technology Affecting Our Posture? You Bet It Is!

2017-05-15T15:59:38+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Blog|

We rely on our “devices” daily, but using them tends to create some new postural issues. At Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, we want to alert you to the right and wrong body mechanics for using smartphones, tablets and laptops to help prevent orthopaedic pain and injury. Techno-Posture is a "Thing" Now A new [...]

Stem Cell Therapy Offers New Hope for Joint Injuries

2017-05-15T15:42:28+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Blog, Stem Cell Therapy|

The statistics are staggering...over 40 million Americans suffer from arthritis, or the inflammation of one or more joints that results in a reduction in the shock-absorbing cartilage which makes for a smooth and painless movement of the limbs or back. Surprisingly, over half of these individuals are under 65 years old. But the numbers continue [...]

Causes and Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis Foot Pain

2017-05-16T15:48:00+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Blog, Foot and Ankle|

Two million people in the United States suffer from heel pain each year, and we see many patients who suffer plantar fasciitis each year at Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. Plantar fasciitis, inflammation of the plantar fascia, causes rigidity, muscle spasms, immobilization of joints, bruises, and/or sharp stabbing pains in your foot. The plantar [...]

Opening Soon: Hampton Roads Urgent Care

2017-07-05T12:50:43+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Blog, Urgent Care|

Hampton Roads Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is pleased to announce the opening of our urgent care facility, Hampton Roads Urgent Care, at our Newport News campus on August 1, 2017. This unique urgent care center will be the first on the Peninsula to provide three medical specialties all under one roof! Hampton Roads Urgent Care will offer: [...]

The Role of Physical Therapy in the Management of Spinal Arthritis

2017-04-23T11:29:05+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Physical Therapy|

Although no cure for arthritis currently exists, its symptoms can be managed. Thanks to decades of research, patients dealing with lumbar spine arthritis are no longer relying on rest and immobility to help them combat the pain and loss of strength associated with this condition.Today, the consensus of the medical community is that inactivity may [...]

Shoulder Arthritis: What It Is and How It’s Treated

2017-05-11T10:16:44+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Blog, Orthopaedic|

Your shoulder joints are some of the most mobile joints in your body; so when they become painful, you’ll definitely be reminded of it repeatedly. Because shoulder joints experience a lot of wear and tear over the years, they can easily become unstable. Shoulder arthritis is one of the most painful forms of arthritis. At [...]